For the first time, radio became a common household item available to common users.
CBS first TV broadcast using videotape
CDs a standard household item
World Wide Web (WWW)
Tim Berners Lee is known for his great invention of the world wide web, making information accessible to anyone, anywhere and everone a contributor.
.COM became a huge phenomena during this period. This is when businesses began to cross borders and boundaries and people were able to do business virtually anywhere in the world. This would mark the begining of personal URLs and the boom of the domain name.
Myspace was a leading social network platform before Facebook and Twitter
Video sharing online became a great pheonomena starting with Youtube